ClouT – Testing Services Platform for Enterprise
Driving significant cost reduction vis-à-vis a traditional testing approach
Mumbai (India), January 31, 2013: 3i Infotech, a global provider of IT Solutions has announced that it leverages Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Pro for VMware vSphere, the latest highly scalable and secure converged infrastructure solution from Hitachi Data Systems, for 3i Infotech’s state-of-the-art managed testing services platform – ClouT.
The ClouT provides a ready to deploy testing environment – with people, domain based processes, test automation tools and infrastructure for delivering full range of testing services for business critical software applications. The ClouT service leverages Hitachi UCP Pro for VMware vSphere, a pre-configured, tightly integrated turnkey solution built with world-class Hitachi Data Systems servers and storage, and industry-standard networking. With Hitachi UCP Pro for VMware vSphere, ClouT can replicate a production environment with a full suite of application Quality Management Tools – all in a pay-as-you-use model.
In collaboration with Hitachi Data Systems, 3i Infotech will be able to position application testing services to global strategic accounts of which a large number are in the Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Manufacturing and Telecom sector. The ClouT solution is strategically positioned for delivering complete test services through a cloud platform leveraging the high performance and reliability of Hitachi UCP Pro for VMware vSphere.
Madhivanan Balakrishnan, Managing Director & Global CEO at 3i Infotech said, “At 3i Infotech, we understand the dynamics and demanding nature of our clients’ businesses. ClouT will provide CIO’s a holistic testing solution which is economical, agile and innovative. With Hitachi UCP Pro for VMware vSphere we can provide immense value with significant reduction in cost of quality for enterprises. This is directly aligned with our strategic intent of empowering business transformation for our customers.”
Ravi Chalaka, Vice President, Solutions Marketing at Hitachi Data Systems said,
“To provide a reliable cloud-based testing environment such as ClouT, 3i Infotech requires a high-performance and highly scalable converged infrastructure. Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Pro for VMware vSphere accomplishes this necessity and more in a comprehensive, pre-tested, cloud-ready infrastructure that can be deployed quickly and managed easily. This new generation of converged infrastructure delivers the performance, reliability and flexibility that 3i Infotech needs to provide its global customers with an innovative, cloud-based testing environment.”